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on the following monday. >> both president obama and vice president biden took their official oaths of office why yesterday. >> i barack hussein obama swear -- >> supreme court justice john roberts swore in the first family. justice sotomayor did the honor at the vice president's residence at the united states naval observe tore in washington. >> and both families attended a church service at the episcopal church directly opposite the white house. moments ago the limousine carrying the obamas and the bidens arrived at the capital after the 12 block trip up pennsylvania avenue from the white house. >> joining us, our news hour regular column younist mark shields and new york sometimes columnist mark brooks. >> big day, gwen. it is a big day. it lacks the inherent drama and expense of the new first inaugural. this is important. i think it's a defining moment for the second inaugural, the president at the top of his popularity over the past three years and this is a chance t lay out what he wants to do, i think, in broad terms and specifically of course in the the state of the union. >> what do you
president biden, his wife jill and members of their family. afterward at the white house, they hosted a bipartisan group of congressional leaders for coffee and then the president began the drive down pennsylvania avenue. all the while lawmakers, other dignitaries and celebrities filled the seats on the west front of the capital. they included former presidents jimmy carter and his wife rosalyn and bill clinton accompanied by his wife, outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. and then the formal entrances. the obama daughters were introduced to the crowd along with their grandmother marion robinson, the first lady's mother. they were followed by jill biden and by mrs. obama. >> ladies and gentlemen, the first lady of the united states, mrs. michelle obama. >> brown: and the vice president. ♪ hail to the chief and the president himself greeted by official music (hail to the chief). and by chants from the crowd. >> obama! brown: then the ceremonies got underway. the former chair of the naacp and widow of the slain civil rights leader delivered the invocation. >> we invoke the pray
president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. military has a new order of the day: working up plans for putting women on the front lines. the process was set in motion today at the pentagon. >> not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> brown: with that, defense secretary leon panetta-- joined by the chair of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey-- announced he's ending a 1994 ban on women in comb
and former chief economist to vice president joe biden. jared, thanks for coming on the program. you know, as i just mentioned there, there are a lot of people who have different views on timothy geithner. some people say he was too easy on wall street. he wasn't tough enough on the banks. when the history book bos are written, whado you think ey're going to say about timothy geithner? >> well, look, it's often the case when you have people attacking from the left and right that you may have found a sweet spot in the middle. and i think the story is kind of one that's in the middle. i think when the history books are written, they're going to look at the measures that secretary geithner preside over as critical to inflating the financial sector when it was really poised to take down not just our economy but global economies. if you actually look at the money expended to do so it came in far, far lesshan orinal projected. geithner managed to replate the system on the cheap. the housing market is now finally crawling off the bottom. but it's getting better. but it took a very long time. and
inaugural prayer service at washington national cathedral on tuesday. with the obamas and bidens in attendance, representatives from a broad array of religious traditions prayed for the nation and its leaders. the service included protestant, catholic, jewish, muslim and sikh participants. a major theme of the event was finding a common vision in a nation that remains deeply divided. >> kim, for all the religious diversity at the cathedral and at other events, the inauguration itself, the main event, was remarkably protestant only. a protesta giving the invocation, a protestant doing t benediction. did you hear any complaints about that? >> reporter: i didn't hear any complaints, probably because there was so much diversity at some of the other events. the last few inaugural events have been very protestant in terms of the religious leaders who participated. that hasn't always been the case. during fdr's time, there was a catholic. there have been jewish leaders, greek orthodox leaders in the past who have done it. >> and the inauguration itself is always such a reminder of the i
? >> well, we only need 51, so four can go, actually, five can go because vice president biden has said he supports these things. we'll see. so you if you had 50 plus him, there you have the new rules for the next congress. >> but if you lose next tuesday you have as you've already said based upon the past almost no chance of anything happening in congress. >> and we need to reset, we will know who's who even though they won't publicize that, but we will know who's who. and we need to look at primaries. we needo look at saying, "guess what? we're not going to get involved at all, none of the progressives. so if you have a republican takeover in that seat that's the way it goes. we will fight it out in the primaries. we can't roll over," to use your words, strong words i might add. we have to show that we can make a difference. >> are they inaccurate words? >> no, i feel that way sometimes. >> time and again corporate breaks get in because democrats wanted them in. time and again legislation favorable to labor doesn't get in because corporate democrats won't move it along. >> that's right.
tomorrow. i'll moderate a discussion with vice president biden and others on president obama's proposals to reduce gun violence. the conversation will be a google-plus hangout at 1:45 p.m. eastern time. you can watch it on our site live and if you have questions for the vice president, you can find a link for submitting them by visiting newshour.pbs.org. gwen? >> ifill: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on thursday, we'll cover the confirmation hearings for senator john kerry, president obama's pick for the next secretary of state. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we'll see you online and again hee tomoow eveni. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was mad
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